I am a DONA-certified birth doula, Lamaze-certified childbirth educator, and the owner of The Uma Center, a community resource and education center focused on childbirth, parenting and women's health and wellness in Moscow, Idaho. I also have a doctorate degree in Child Psychology, and I spent 10 years as a tenured faculty member at Washington State University prior to becoming a birth professional.
Birth Doula Skills Workshop
Passion for Birth Childbirth Educator Training
Perinatal Support Group Facilitator Training (MotherWoman)
Werner, N. E., Eaton, A. D., Lyle, K., Tseng, H., & Holst, B. (2013). Maternal Social Coaching Quality Interrupts the Development of Relational Aggression During Early Childhood. Social Development, 23, 470–486. DOI: 10.1111/sode.12048
Werner, N. E. (2012). Do hostile attribution biases in children and parents predict relationally aggressive behavior?. The Journal of genetic psychology, 173(3), 221-245.
Ruh Linder, J., & Werner, N. E. (2012). Relationally Aggressive Media Exposure and Children's Normative Beliefs: Does Parental Mediation Matter?. Family Relations, 61(3), 488-500. DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2012.00707.x
Linder, J. R., Werner, N. E., & Lyle, K. A. (2010). Automatic and controlled social information processing and relational aggression in young adults. Personality and Individual Differences, 49(7), 778-783. DOl: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.06.029
Nixon, C.L. & Werner, N. E. (2010). Reducing adolescents' involvement with relational aggression: Effectiveness of a school-based intervention. Psychology in the Schools, 47, 606-620.
Werner, N.E., Bumpus, M., & Rock, D. (2010). Involvement in Internet aggression during early adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(6), 607-619. DOI 10.1007/s10964-009-9419-7.
Werner, N.E. & Hill, L.G. (2010). Individual and peer group normative bel iefs about relational aggression. Child Development, 81, 826-836.
Bumpus, M., & Werner, N,E. (2009). Maternal rule-setting for children 's Internet use. Marriage & Family Review. 45, 845-865.
Werner, N. E. & Grant, S. (2009). Maternal cognitions about relational aggression: Associations with power assertion, children's normative beliefs, and peer competence. Social Development, 18, 77-98.
Crick, N. R., Ostrov, J., & Werner, N E. (2006). A longitudinal study of relational aggression, physical aggression, and children's social-psychological adjustment. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 34, 131-142.
Werner, N. E., Senich, S., & Przepyszny. K. (2006). Mothers' responses to preschoolers' relational and physical aggression . Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 27, 193-208.
Hill, L. G., & Werner, N. E. (2006). Affiliative motivation, school attachment, and aggression in school. Psychology in the Schools, 43, 231-246.
Werner, N. E. & Nixon, C. L. (2005). Normative beliefa and relational aggression: An investigation of the cognitive bases of adolescent aggressive behavior. .Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 34, 229-243.
Werner, N.E. & Crick, N. R. (2004). Peer relationship influences on the development ofrelational and physical aggression during middle childhood: The roles of peer rejection and association with aggressive friends. Social Development, 13, 495-513. I
Werner, N.E.& Silbereisen, R. K. (2003). Family relationship quality and contact with deviant peers as predictors of adolescent problem behavior: The moderating role of gender. Journal of Adolescent Research, 8, 454-480.
Storch, E. A., Werner, N. E., & Storch, J. B. (2003). Relational aggression and psychosocial adjustment in intercollegiate athletes. Journal of Sport Behavior, 26, l 55-167.
Schafer, M., Werner, N. E,, & Crick, N. R. (2002). A comparison of two approaches to the study of negative peer treatment: Relational victimization, physical victimization, and bully/victim problems among German school children. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 20, 281-306.
Werner, N.E., & Crick, N.R. (1999). Relational aggression and social psychological adjustment in a college sample. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 108, 615-623.
Crick, N .R., & Werner, N,E. (1998). Response decision processes in relational and overt aggression. Child Development, 69, 1630-1639.
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Basic knowledge of Spanish for birth professionals
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